Practices begin March 6 and end with spring game on April 7
Cougars score in the final seconds to eclipse Golden Hurricane
The two teams will square off on Friday at 11 am (CT)
Tulsa vs. Boise State :: Oct. 14, 2009
Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 39 career games and has 15 career starts . . . has 197 career tackles and 15 stops for -70 yards, while also tallying six pass break-ups and four interceptions . . . has eight career double-digit tackle games . . . 2010 - Started all 13 games . . . earned honorable mention all-Conference USA honors . . . had a team-leading 115 tackles to rank eighth in Conference USA . . . also tallied nine stops for -41 yards, five sacks for -33 yards, four interceptions and four pass break-ups . . . had seven double-figure tackle games . . . in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl against Hawai'i, he totaled 10 tackles, 2.5 stops for -17 yards and two interceptions for 106 return yards, including a 54-yarder for a touchdown . . . collected 10 stops and one sack for -7 yards against UTEP . . . totaled five tackles and had two interceptions, both of which led to Tulsa touchdowns, at Houston . . . those interceptions were the first of his career . . . tallied a career-best 12 tackles at Notre Dame, and added one pass break-up and one QB hurry, while also returning a blocked PAT for two points . . . also had 12 stops against Southern Miss . . . had 10 stops against East Carolina, Bowling Green and Central Arkansas . . . had nine tackles against Oklahoma State and Memphis . . . also had one sack for -5 yards at Memphis . . . 2009 - Played in all 12 games . . . was credited with 53 tackles, three stops for -8 yards, one fumble recovery and one PBU . . . collected a career-high 10 stops against Memphis in the season finale . . . totaled eight stops against Houston . . . had seven tackles and one TFL for -4 yards against SMU... totaled five tackles, one stop for -2 yards and one fumble recovery vs. Sam Houston State . . . also had five stops against Oklahoma . . . 2008 - Played in 14 games and started the first two contests . . . totaled 28 tackles, two sacks for -15 yards and forced two fumbles . . . was the team-leader in tackles with eight in his first collegiate game against UAB in the season opener . . . tallied three stops, two tackles for -11 yards and forced two fumbles against Ball State in the GMAC Bowl . . . 2007 - Was one of several freshmen to sit out his true freshman season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall - Has good speed and athleticism . . . made the move to MIKE linebacker with ease in the spring . . . very good in pass coverage . . . possesses strong leadership skills . . . has the ability to be a playmaker on defense.
High School - Earned all-district merits on defense and offense his senior season at Carter High School . . . was a first-team selection on defense and earned second-team accolades from his tight end position . . . played tight end, defensive end and linebacker as a senior . . . led his team with 82 tackles and 10 sacks . . . also caught 13 passes for 324 yards and seven touchdowns his senior campaign . . . high school coach was Allen Wilson.
Personal - Favorite sports movie is Space Jam . . . his favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys, while Ray Lewis is his favorite NFL player . . . lists the Texas Rangers as his favorite professional sports team . . . lists his favorite TV show as "My Wife and Kids" . . . GQ is the magazine cover he'd most like to appear on . . . the meal he most often prepares is baked pork chops with jambalaya . . . three words he uses to best describe himself are "loyal, trustworthy, respectable" . . . his most memorable event was defeated Notre Dame in 2010 . . . his favorite midnight snack is Hot Pockets . . . Martin Luther King, Jr. is the person, dead or alive, he would most like to meet . . . lists ESPN and A&E his two favorite TV channels . . . his cousin, Donnie Johnson, ended his football playing career at Tulsa in 2006 . . . parents are Curlie and Carla Arnick . . . received his bachelor's degree in business management in May 2011 . . . born December 9, 1988.
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